Skip to main content

About your Search

20131202
20131210
STATION
CSPAN 5
MSNBCW 2
CNNW 1
FBC 1
LANGUAGE
English 26
Search Results 0 to 25 of about 26
together. all of us care about health care. we don't believe that obama care is the way to afford that kind of care to the people. and in fact, the congressional budget office, again, said that our approach, the one that's patient based, the one that allows for more flexibility four health savings accounts, the one that says that people request purchase health care across state lines and a plan that had in it safeguard for those with pre-existing conditions but did not implement a plan that raised prices the way that obama care does. the president knows we have that plan. so it is a little bit baffling to hear the president say what he says, and i'm hopeful that he'll stop and he'll actually begin to listen to the kinds of things that many of us have been talking about and that we've had discussions about with others in his white house but frankly, he's not listening. >> we also want to get your thoughts on this, on what the obama administration is calling an enrollment surge. they are pleased that 29,000 people signed up for obama care in the first 48 hours since their november 30 relaunch
obama never had a one on one interview with disgraced health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius for three and a half years leading up to the launch of the obama care disaster. peter will join us with that story today. first our top story tonight. there were several important house hearings on capitol hill. all focused on the president's disastrous health care law. let not your heart be troubled. we know you probably couldn't catch up on the hours of testimony. so we put together the highlights for you. >> individuals are losing coverage they are happy with. the doctors with which they are comfortable. this is a tragedy. >> looking forward, the flaws in the law have proved to be getting worse, not better. >> yesterday i logged into the d.c. exchange where members of congress must go and got on error. >> rome wasn't fwhibuilt in a d >> this is people's lives. people are hurt when they can't get medical care. >> i believe the premise for the hearing today is fundamentally flawed. >> people's health care is compromised when they can't get medical care. >> everybody will get
're doing now is essentially collecting your data. if you need to purchase health insurance through obama care, that you -- all that's happening is your data's going into a bucket. whether or not that bucket ends up resulting in actual insurance on the other end of this, when you hear jay carney, the white house press secretary saying, we're going to find you. if you're trying to buy insurance, we're going to find you and try to get you that insurance, that tells you what a catastrophe this is in terms of these millions of people who have been displaced from their policies. >> mm-hmm. then you factor in that the irs is going to find you, too, with those fines. might make a few americans a little fearful today. chris stirewalt. thanks so much. have a great week. >>> the obama administration says its health care website should now work for the vast majority, there's that word again, of americans. there are still plenty of errors being reported. like peter dfound out. what did you find out? >> a lot more problems to healthcare.gov than on amazon, gretchen. all morning long healthcare.gov is
. what? >>> president obama's famous promise, if you like your health insurance plan, you can keep it, is ringing even more hollow tonight. chief national correspondent jim angle reports on new numbers that indicate just how hard replacing that plan you like may be. >> reporter: one republican said reports obama care had enrolled 29,000 people in two days this week doesn't come close to the pace they need. >> the new improved website will need to enroll close to 100,000 people per day every day this month. that's how many who selected a plan in all of october. >> reporter: others say state and federal exchanges together need to enroll 200,000 a day. that raises the prospect that people whose policies were cancelled might not be able to sign up in time to avoid a gap in coverage, especially since insurance companies are getting bogus information on who signed up. >> it's impossible for everyone that signs up by december 23rd to get coverage and to have that work through the system. >> reporter: but even for those who are able to enroll, about 50% of the plans available are narrow netwo
, but you don't. anyway, a second report now says president obama only met with health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius once face to face in the last 3 1/2 years. when white house press secretary jay carney was asked about it, he has a bizarre response. >> i wish you had called me beforehand. because i -- i'm in a very charitable mood today. so i won't go too strong on this. but that report, not the report you cited, but the published report that was written by an advocate is based on a ridiculously false premise. cabinet secretaries don't regularly get entered into the visitors logs because they come frequently. kathleen sebelius comes frequently. >> all right. so he's defending the fact that these meetings took place. although two reports now say that they really didn't. >> maybe they snuck her in the back door. >> i don't know. lauren, the fact of the matter is, he said that the reporter should have privately called him. are we to assume, then, that he did not want the rest of the world to know about this? >> he just did. that's what doesn't make any sense about this. >>
can't pick out the stuff you like. remember also the fundamental point of president obama's health care plan was to bring 30 million uninsured people on to the roles. nothing on that one sheet of paper you're waving around that will do it. >> do i want to say on that point the thing is you can take what works, what's popular from obama care and then you can put a different system around that. >> right. >> wait. >> the point is, guys, the point is we don't think this is working. and we should have an alternative to obama care that works. >> you should have an alternative that works and that want meets its goals. >> there's a lot of happy talk about well pre-existing conditions and pick the goodies off the shelf and leave the stuff that will make lives of people at the bottom of the ladder better. can i say two things. one getting back to the private-sector. if this was done in the private-sector people who have been fired. that's another important difference the way this is handled and the private-sector. secondly the next big test of obama care is not this website. it will get fixe
system. >> when you look at obama care, you see a government centered health care delivery system. that's not what the american people want. the american people want to be able to pick their own type of health insurance and pick their own doctor and pick their own hospital. >> let me get your response to this. obviously some people interpret the government centered for socialism, which has been some of the criticism. what is your response to the patient is not driving their health care here? >> well, if patients are not driving this, i would like to know why it is we are concerned about people being able to navigate the website and go through plan by plan by plan to select the plans they want. and that's what this is all about. that's not the government telling them this is your plan. we're laying out for the american people in some instances 25 and 30. i've gone through this myself to pick out the plan i want from among the various levels that are available. that is the patient -- or potential patient taking the kind of plan he or she wants to have. what we also know is that when peopl
has been pretty tough on president obama's rollout of the health care law, and i think the question last night that matthews posed to him, his level of management control and ultimate accountability was the right question, i just don't think obama really answered it. it doesn't matter how many times he met with kathleen sebelius, he didn't meet with her enough, obviously. if he was hands on, he would have learned earlier on that this was an enormous task, that the people assigned to it were not up to. and it was ultimately not prepared to be launched on october 1. there were other indications that before october 1, he says he doesn't know about that. either way, whether you know and you're trying to hide it later or you didn't know, that is a failure of leadership. >> what about this whole thing that his take, charles, that government is not good at certain things and we're looking to consolidate some agencies and yet his administration, when describing the success that they're having now, says that the we believe site is operating at private sector velocity. >> and this is after he
hasselbeck. new details this morning. president obama watched his signature health care plan sink from the sidelines holding only one private meeting with kathleen sebelius in three and a half years. should he have been more involved? we report, you decide. >> it wasn't even private at that. the president pitching obamacare to the young people. >> if you're a bartender, have a happy hour. and also probably get health insurance as a lot of bartenders don't have it. >> that's right, get them tanked
is there are provisions in obama care that only take effect if the states establish these health insurance exchanges, only if there is an exchange, quote, established by the state. now those provisions include the subsidies available through exchanges and the employer mandate, the penalties imposed on employers if they don't offer what the government considers adequate health insurance. 34 states said they're not going to create exchanges and the federal government is operating exchanges in those states so that means those provisions by law are inoperative in those states. employers in those 34 states are exempt from those taxes. >> right. >> but what the the obama administration is doing, is the exact opposite of what the law says. the exact opposite. they are issuing the subsidies and imposing those taxes in those 34 states and their rationale for doing the opposite of what the law says is that's what congress intended. >> but wait a second. we have a congress, we can fact check this with the people who pass the law. they're still there. they're sitting in their seats in that domed building. where are t
: hi. think obama is a little bit nonchalant about health care. if we cannot appeal this lot right now, wait until he gets out of office and then appeal law. too many people are suffering. thank you. host: should someone be fired? rose, are you there? daniel, washington, dc. democrat. what do you think? should the president hold somebody accountable and fire someone? i think the people he would fire, he does not have the executive reach to do. this is a republican chief justice that voted -- that had the swing vote. essentially it is insurance reform. he does not have the reach to fire insurance company executives. moderatelydly, republican health care reform -- it is getting a little bit more insurance for a little but more people. he is trying to exercise measure and judgment to see it follow- through. staying the course and policy is ihis think what he should do. on your point about the politics, that is the headline in the wall street journal. report -- it says later on in the article gavea recent poll republicans a narrow edge on the question of which party voters would like to se
details this morning. president obama watched his signature health care plan sink from the sidelines holding only one private meeting with kathleen sebelius in three and a half years. should he have been more involved? we report, you decide. >> it wasn't even private at that. the president pitching obamacare to the young people. >> if you're a bartender, have a happy hour. and also probably get health insurance as a lot of bartenders don't have it. >> that's right, get them tanked up. why the young people in this country, the ones who voted for that man you saw a moment ago, losing faith in the commander in chief. >> if you clean offices, put sticky pads on people's desks, buy health insurance so they have something to look at. it is a christmas classic played out under ground. >> stick your tongue on that pole. >> are you kidding? stick my tongue on that stupid pole? gee! >> a christmas story on a new york city subway station. did you ever lick a pole? "fox & friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ >> the thing about that pole in the subway, i don't even like to touch it with my hands. e
you could keech your -- and -- keep your -- and your health care plan. one of the key obama care architects is saying, sure, you can keep your -- if you can afford it. >> it is a simple yes or no question. >> did he say if you like your -- you can -- your doctor, you can keep your doctor. >> yes. can you do that. this is a matter of choice.
weekt to expire on detecting guns through metal detectors. president obama will address the nation with the status of health care.gov. and the washington post is reporting that the senate is confident they can pass the farm bill. washingtong to journal, december 3, 2013. you have heard about the amazon the faaamazon store to is posted developer rules by 2015 on use of drones and commercial airspace. we want to get your thoughts on whether or not you would support or oppose drone use. here is how you can call in the -- a we that you choose the line the best record since you. if you want to weigh in on social media, three ways you can do so, you can send us a tweet. you can send something to our .acebook page and you can always send this e- mail -- send us e-mail, journal@c-span.org. the faa is already in the process of developing regulations on how drones would be used. they are supposed to be set by 2015. maybe you have seen the video from the cbs piece that ran. about five pounds would be delivered to your doorway within 30 minutes, according to a claim from the founder of amazon.
'm a member of that hearing, the health subcommittee. other members and i heard testimony on the obama administration's efforts to protect private citizens' sensitive health care data on the online marketplace. hearing recent concerns that the site would become a central target for these so-called genius hackers and online thieves, we must make protection of personal data one of the top priorities going forward. healthcare.gov's rollout has been completely unacceptable, and we must work to ensure that the site's data security operations aren't fumbled as well as it would be an even bigger disaster for the american people already faced with the other consequences of the law, including higher premiums and the likelihood that they will be unable to see the doctors which they are accustomed, the hospitals which they are accustomed to going to. this disruption is unbelievable, mr. speaker, and it's probably why senator orrin hatch from utah, back when this bill was signed into law by president obama, said in his experience -- and he's got lots of experience. been in both chambers. is the wo
to be seeing that moment of president obama saying if you like your health care plan you can keep it, as you can bet, over and over and over again in all those midterm political ads. we'll see where it goes. good to see you both this morning. kirsten, katy,. >> see you later. martha: okay. bill: a stunning statement from two top lawmakers. we are not safer today than in recent years. what they said about that. also this pushback from all sides on the nuclear deal with iran. what senators might do now, democrats and republicans, to spike this deal. >> they could after that period of time enrich uranium without any consequence and without any limitations. they could seek a plutonium track without any limitations. those are real concerns. [knock] no one was at home, but on the kitchen table sat three insurance policies. the first had lots of coverage. the second, only a little. but the third was... just right! bear: hi! yeah, we love visitors. that's why we moved to a secluded house in the middle of the wilderness. just the right coverage at just the right price. coverage checker from progressi
. >> one question today was whether or not the president assigned up for obama does he i he signed up? >> reporter: jay carney would not answer whether the president is going to sign up for obama care himself. we did learn today that the health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is going to testify on capitol hill again. she hasn't done that in a few weeks. she got grilled before, as you remember. she's going to testify later this month. it's interesting because she had an op-ed today in "usa today" where she was basically pleading with people, sort of a desperate plea, i know you're frustrated with the website. but we're turning the corner. it's gotten better. so please come back, take a look. she realizes that their credibility has previously been shot. they're trying to get that credibility back tonight, greta. and they're just pleading, begging with people, go back to the site. they might get thrown into that queue but they think here inside the white house tonight that the experience is getting better and in the long run they're turning the corner. we'll see, greta. >
. kathleen sebelius meeting with president obama just once in three-1/2 years. what does the former health and human service secretary think about that? we will ask tommy thompson, he is next. [ bagpipes and drums playing over ] [ music transitions to rock ] make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you open an account. mm mm-hmm. [ enne revs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] oh what fun it is to ride. get the mercedes-benz your wish list at the winter event going on now -- but hurry, the offers end december 31st. [ sant] ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease the 2014 glk350 f $419 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. stuart: responding to a public outcry twitter has named its first female board member, former ceo of several firms. likely she will start immediately. twitter stock is up 1%. and a report by the government accountability office, kathleen sebelius only had one face-to-face meeting with president obama in the 3-1/2 years leading up to the obamacare rollout. we are jo
administration's part with the health care website rollout. it's not a surprise that the american people's frustrations with washington are at an all-time high. >> not everyone is buying what he's selling. >> obama things he can repeal reality with receiptry. his trouble is, he has a little bit of trouble governing. he's faced with a management problem. a government problem. he passed a bill that is so complex, the regulations are so complex and contradictory. he's got a website that is not functioning correctly. he thinks if he says the right words, it will change perception. here he runs you against the wall. >> penmeanwhile, politico is reporting that people cybered up on sunday and monday. 29,000. and by the way, that's harry reid. some members of his staff are not among the 29,000 that signed up because they got an obama care exemption. his leadership staff is not going to have to go on the exchanges. the ruling earlier this year xwaif him the option to do so. none of the other leadership offices orks joof john boehner, nancy pelosi and others have done that. what do you think? >> r
's what he says came out of it. take a listen. >> my health insurance premiums are going to dowel. -- double. my copays and deductibles triple under obama -- obamacare. i'm thrilled to death. >> jay carney previously indicated the president is likely to sign up as well. >> thank you very much. ed henry at the white house. well to the fast food protest, is this really about the workers or are unrons pulling a fast one? hermon -- herman cane after this. it's donut friday at the office. and i'm low man on the totem pole. so every friday morning they send me out to get the goods. but what they don't know is that i'm using my citi thankyou card at the coffee shop, so i get 2 times the points. and those points add up fast. so, sure, make me the grunt. 'cause i'll be using those points to help me get to a beach in miami. and allllllll the big shots will be stuck here at the cube farm. the citi thankyou preferred card. now earn 2x the points on dining out and entertainment, with no annual fee.to apply, go to citi.com/thankyoucards if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact
in a public way. apparently she was forced to resign. >> why? the website has been terrible. maryland health connection.gov crashed right after it launched. maryland, one of the first states to jump right on the obama care bandwagon. the rollout sputed along over the past nine weeks. they've only enrolled about 3,000 residents in the whole state of marry land. a very, very blue state. >> roughly 700 people have been able to enroll over the last week or so. they are saying -- >> maybe she'll get her job back. >> an improvement. right. maybe it will be a paid vacation kind of things. it doesn't sound like it. there have been calls for people like kathleen sebelius to lose her job. the president has yet to hold anything accountable at the federal level. we spoke with governor mike huckabee and he says the president is out of the loop and he needs to learn how to manage. >> i think people need to realize as bad as the website is, and it's clearly been a train wreck, it's nothing compared to what happens when people finally get into obama care and now we're learning that, for example, in states l
of legislation, but a shocking new report finds that president obama held just one official meeting with health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius in the three and a half years before the disastrous obamacare rollout where they were essentially one on one, although tim geithner was in the room. >> he apparently met with 16 other cabinet members 277 times. where are the president's priorities. peter schweitzer joins us with more. his group conducted the survey and has a big op-ed on this. the president said i'm as responsible as many people because i never with the person who was supposed to implement this program. >> as far as executive role it is a colossal failure because this is his signature piece of invitation. you would expect heed have an interest in how tte implementation is going. the records indicate based on his schedule and white house logs they had no intimate one on one meetings concerning the obamacare rollout. >> nobody directly informed me, that would be accurate because he never talked to the person in charge. >> the real question is why did he not have the meeting
ultimately the numbers in terms of people regarding him as truthful or not truthful. i want to turn to obama care, we heard the president say more than once that he wasn't told the health care website was in such bad shape, now politico magazine reports that an outfit called the government accountability institute finds the president and hhs secretary kathleen sebelius held just a single one-on-one meeting after obama care was signed into law over three years ago. we should note that the white house is taking issue with this article. jay carney saying that the report's misleading and based on a ridiculously false premise, those are his words. david gergen, what do you think about this? >> i think this is a bigger deal, and i don't think this is simply sloppiness on the part of the white house. i disagree with the professor. what seems to me is there's a case of near malfeasance here. at the same time three years pass with no one-on-one meetings according to this politico article. the president had 277 one-on-one meetings with other members of his cabinet, hillary clinton having the largest n
obama announced more investments for the national institute of health to combat aids. marking global aids day, the president was joined i secretary of state john kerry. >> hello. thank you. thank you everybody. thank you. everybody, please have a seat. thank you for your outstanding leadership. of the office of national aids policy. thank you for being here. this is a pretty distinguished crowd. it is wonderful to be here. i should say, actually, welcome back. many of you joined us before. we have marked new milestones in our fight against hiv and aids. i am honored that you could be here to commemorate world aids day, which was yesterday. this is a time for remembering friends and loved ones that we have lost. celebrating the extraordinary progress thanks to some people in this room that we have been able to make. most importantly, recommitting ourselves to the vision that we share. which is, achieving an aids free generation. i especially want to welcome ministers from our partner countries. members of my administration, including secretary sebelius and secretary john kerry, congre
again, president obama will make a statement on world aids day at 1:20 today. we will have live coverage. right now, a discussion on enrollment in state health care changes. host: for a closer look at the future of the affordable care act, we turn now to emily ethridge. let's start with yesterday press briefing on fixing the federal insurance exchange website. what was your take away from the briefing? guest: the department of health and human services says, pretty much, they give themselves a passing grade. they think they hit their deadline for making the website work for most people by november 30, this past weekend. they say they did a whole management overhaul and the site is up and running more than 90 cent of the time, up from about three percent of the time in october. it is a huge dump for them. they say the response time is less than a second. the error rate has gone down. if you like they have addressed a lot of the big issues with the website in terms of the consumer experience. host: we read this editorial from the wall street journal today. obamacare mission accomplished. i
of the nuclear option in that it now takes 50 votes to get a new health and human services secretary as opposed to 60. it's a lot easier for president obama to get a new nominee through to replace her. >> good point. >> forget about the nuclear option. people are going ballistic at these costs. >> right. there is a log-in problem with the attendance at these meetings, a log in problem with the site. >> we'll see you. >> for the rest of the headlines, heather nauert is in the house. >> hi. we have an update on a breaking news story that we brought you just a short while ago. there was a man who entered phoenix' baptist hospital. he had barricaded himself into an emergency room bathroom. moments ago we are learning from phoenix police that the suspect has surrendered. the guy walked into the hospital emergency room around 2:00 a.m. phoenix time. he had a knife. cops grabbed that knife and then the suspect pulled out a gun. the er was evacuated. no one was hurt. phoenix police telling us that that man has now surrendered. >>> millions of americans waking up to a really messy morning commute today.
Search Results 0 to 25 of about 26